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shak·y

shaky

 
 
pronunciation:
sheI ki
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: shakier, shakiest
definition 1: shaking; trembling.
Coffee makes him shaky.
synonyms:
fidgety, unsteady
antonyms:
stable, steady
similar words:
rickety, tottering
definition 2: not steady or secure.
We crossed the river by a shaky bridge.
synonyms:
flimsy, insecure, unreliable
antonyms:
solid, sound
similar words:
rickety, tottering, unstable, unsteady
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derivations: shakily (adv.), shakiness (n.)
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